Unit convenor and lecturer
Professor Chris Patel
Telephone: 02 9850 7825
Associate Professor Johannes (John) Dumay
Telephone: 02 9850 1927
Contacting staff Consultation times: Professor Chris Patel will be available for consultation on Fridays 10am to 12. You are encouraged to seek help at a time that is convenient for you. In special circumstances, an appointment may be made outside regular consultation hours. In order to gain access to staff located at levels 3 of building 4ER during their consultation hours please ring the staff member from the phones available in the lobby (phone numbers of relevant staff members will be provided on iLearn and are available next to the phones).
Other ways of contacting staff: The most effective way for students to contact staff is via email. Students experiencing significant difficulties with any topic in the unit are strongly encouraged to seek assistance immediately.
Classes: There are 3 hours of contact for learning per week consisting of 1 x 1-hour lecture and 1 x 2-hour seminar. The 1-hour lecture is a pre-recorded lecture that will be available on iLearn on a weekly basis. Students are expected to have listened to weekly pre-recorded lectures before attending the associated seminar. In the seminar, students will discuss issues and questions arising from the lectures and prescribed readings. Classes will be conducted using a blended delivery model (online and face-to-face) in S2, 2021.
Required and Recommended texts and/or materials
ACCG835 International Accounting by Dr Parmod Chand, 5th edition, 2017 Pearson Australia, ISBN 9781488617775.
This text is a composite book made of selected chapters from four different texts published by Pearson Education Australia. By using a composite text we can focus only on chapters that are suited to this unit, which is cost-effective to the student. This text is available for purchase from the Co-op book shop at Macquarie University. Two copies of the custom publication are available in the reserve section of the library.
No changes in the text since the last offering of this unit.
Technology Used and Required You will need basic skills with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint. The research report e-copy can be submitted in Word or PDF. You will also be required to access the Internet in order to conduct research and Macquarie University’s iLearn teaching facility (refer to the detail contained below in Unit Web Page).
UNIT WEB PAGE The university’s on-line learning site “iLearn” is used to provide announcements, forms, some course materials (including weekly lecture notes) and to submit e-copies of the assignment. Login at http://learn.mq.edu.au/
Reading material for this unit is all available on the Library’s e-Reserve. Access to the e-Reserve is made using the student number and password supplied to you by the Library. A link will also be provided on iLearn.